Doclisboa 2011 - Doclisboa and ISCTE-IUL Award for Best Short Film of the Portuguese Competition
Year after year, students from across the country subject themselves to initiation rites when they start college. Hazings, organized by older students, take place throughout the whole first year. Based upon ancient traditions and following a rigid hierarchy, hazings have thrived once again in the last decade. They gather more and more supporters, thrilled with its explicit sexual language, power games and different levels of humiliation.
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